Archive | March, 2015

Nature Play SA Park of the Month | Deep Creek Conservation Park | April 2015

Our beautiful South Australian parks provide countless opportunities for children and families to connect with nature and to experience the health and wellbeing benefits of playing, learning and being physically active through bushwalking, camping, picnicking, fishing, swimming, cycling, surfing and exploring.
Nature Play SA’s Park of the Month will showcase a different park each month and […]

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Beach Clean-Up & Dive Against Debris | Glenelg | 3 May 2015

[ May 3, 2015; 10:30 am; ]
Beach Clean-up and Dive Against Debris at Glenelg
On Sunday May 3rd Sea Shepherd Adelaide will be conducting a clean up of Glenelg beach, while Divers Delight are organising a dive to recover debris from under the jetty and along the coast.
Families are invited to come for a walk along the beach and help clean up […]

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Create A Sand City | Brighton Beach | 21 April 2015

[ April 21, 2015; ]
Create a Sand City at Brighton Beach
The City of Holdfast Bay are holding a free school holiday activity at Brighton Beach on April 21st.  Children can register to help create a sand castle city with sand sculptor Tony Hannan.

Bookings are essential. There are two sessions available and this activity is open to all ages.
SESSION 1:  […]

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Easter at Sophie’s Patch | Open Garden at Hamlyn Cottage | 4-7 April 2015

[ April 4, 2015 to April 7, 2015. ]
Easter at Sophie’s Patch – Open Garden at Hamlyn Cottage Easter 2015
Sophie Thomson’s own wonderfully exuberant garden will be open to the public over Easter.  The stone cottage is wrapped in deciduous trees and colourful hardy species that cope with the exposed site. Kniphofias, wormwoods, salvias, buddlejas, rugosa roses and euphorbias. Well-designed organic vegetable garden […]

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Autumn School Holiday Activity Guide | April 2015

[ April 11, 2015 to April 26, 2015. ]
Autumn School Holidays in Adelaide!
To make it easier for you to find things for the kids to do during the school holidays the Play & Go team have put together our Holiday Guide featuring some of the most popular and not-so-well-known activities on offer. There are venues all over Adelaide that offer vacation care programs, […]

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Surprising Sunday’s Easter Egg Hunt | Hart’s Mill | 5 April 2015

[ April 5, 2015; 10:30 am to 1:30 pm. ]
Surprising Sunday’s Easter Egg Hunt
Port Adelaide’s Surprising Sundays event on April 5th will be a special Easter affair!
Families are invited to come along so children can meet the Easter Bunny.  Join in the big Easter Egg Hunt at 11.30am and while you’re there enjoy the Wild at Hart Markets and the fabulous Hart’s Mill playground.
All […]

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Easter Wonderland | Elder Park | 5 April 2015

[ April 5, 2015; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Easter Wonderland in Elder Park
Come along to the Riverbank on Easter Sunday and celebrate Easter at this family friendly event for kids 12 years and under.

Activities include hosted Easter egg hunts, storytelling, circus inspired entertainment plus food and coffee for Mums and Dads.

This Easter Wonderland event is a partnership between The Riverbank Authority and Melba’s […]

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Sunday Vibes | The Riverbank | March & April 2015

[ March 29, 2015; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. April 12, 2015; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. April 26, 2015; 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
Family Friendly Sunday Vibes Sessions
The first of a series of free live music sessions on the Riverbank will begin on 29 March from 12 noon at the Rotunda, Elder Park.

The family friendly Sunday Vibes sessions, brought to you by the Riverbank Precinct and Music SA, will feature live bands including The Timbers, Tom West, Conchilla […]

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Adelaide Aquatic Centre – North Adelaide | A look at the upgraded swimming centre

Adelaide Aquatic Centre – a look at the upgraded swimming centre
The Adelaide Aquatic Centre in North Adelaide has been renovated and without too much convincing the kids were pretty eager to check it out.
The family leisure pool is a large play space with new water play areas and splash pads. Spouts of water spray up […]

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RSPCA Million Paws Walk | 17 May 2015

[ May 17, 2015; ]
Walk to fight animal cruelty at the RSPCA Million Paws Walk on Sunday 17 May 2015
Join the walk to fight animal cruelty in Australia’s biggest doggy day out!  As RSPCA’s biggest annual fundraising event, the 2015 Million Paws Walk is the most important event on the canine calendar.
On the day, you, your family and your […]

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Adelaide’s Farmers Market – Showground & Prospect | Easter Markets | 1 & 2 April 2015

[ April 1, 2015; 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. April 2, 2015; 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Easter at the Adelaide Farmers’ Market
Shop for fresh produce before the long weekend at the Easter Twilight Farmers’ Market on Wednesday April 1st from 3pm to 7pm at the Adelaide Showground (no market on Easter Sunday).  Kids activities will include a bouncy castle and an Easter egg hunt.
The Adelaide Farmers’ Market is at the Adelaide […]

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Dolphin Day 2015 | Port Adelaide | 11 April 2015

[ April 11, 2015; ]

Come and discover the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary at this free event!
Dolphin Day is a fun family friendly event where you can learn about, participate and enjoy the Adelaide Dolphin Sanctuary while spending a fantastic day out with the family by (or on) the water!  Plus WIN a money can’t buy dolphin experience with sanctuary staff […]

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Get Active Sports | Sports Classes for 3 to 8 Year Olds | Register Now for Term 2

Term 2, 2015 – Starting 2nd & 3rd of May 2015
Introductory sports classes for 3 to 8 year olds
$90 for 6 weekly sessions including equipment to keep!
Age appropriate programs run INDOORS
Places are limited, so register NOW
A complete list of sports and venues for Term 2 is available on the Get Active Sports website HERE
To register […]

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Get Closer with a Reptile Experience | Cleland Wildlife Park

Get Closer with Cleland Wildlife Park’s Reptile Experience.
It’s not all fur and feathers at Cleland – there are lots of scales as well!
Cleland’s recently launched reptile hold experience is already proving popular with visitors.  Cleland is the only place where you are guaranteed to be able to hold a snake or a lizard every day […]

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Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon | Adelaide | 19 April 2015

[ April 19, 2015; 7:00 am; ]
Calling all TRYathletes to Adelaide Aquatic Centre in North Adelaide!
The Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon starts with a swim in the Adelaide Aquatic Centre followed by a cycle and run on the specially designed Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon course.  The kids will finish at the Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon Village where friends and helpers encourage and cheer them across […]

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Barossa Airshow Family Fun Day | 12 April 2015

[ April 12, 2015; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Barossa Airshow
There is much to see and do at the Barossa Airshow during the April school holidays making it a great day out for the whole family.
Be prepared to see aircraft from every vintage, old and new.  Three of Australia’s top aerobatic champions will be there giving displays that must be seen to be believed.  […]

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Eliza Street Party for Neighbour Day | 29 March 2015

[ March 29, 2015; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]
Eliza St Party for Neighbour Day – Music, Food and Free Activities for all ages!
Head to the corner of Waymouth & Eliza Street for a neighbourly celebration for all ages, featuring free activities, music and of course, delicious food on Sunday, March 29.
Come down and enjoy:

Live music by local musicians and residents
Relationships Australia SA Polaroid […]

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Last Friday in North Adelaide | 27 March 2015

[ March 27, 2015; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Last Friday in North Adelaide is happening on the last Friday of the month where O’Connell and Melbourne Street quarters partner with locally based arts organisations and artists to create a monthly “Art, Fashion, Music and Eat Trail”.
Did you know it’s International Paella Day tomorrow? So what better than to celebrate it with booking the […]

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Centennial Park Outdoor Cinema ANZAC Tribute | 21 April 2015

[ April 21, 2015; 6:00 pm; ]

Centennial Park Outdoor Cinema Tribute  |  Commemorates ANZAC Centenary
The State’s largest cemetery will be transformed into an outdoor cinema venue to commemorate the Anzac Centenary in April 2015.
The Anzac Centenary marks 100 years since Australia’s involvement in the First World War. Centennial Park in Pasadena will host its first Outdoor Cinema Anzac Tribute on the […]

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Humbug Scrub Wildlife Sanctuary Family Fun Day | 6 April 2015

[ April 6, 2015; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]  

Humbug Scrub Wildlife Sanctuary Family Fun Day
The 2015 Humbug Scrub Wildlife Sanctuary Family Fun Day will be held on Easter Monday.
Come along to browse the stalls, feed the animals (the emus happily eat from your hand, others may be more timid), enjoy great BBQ food, check out the cottage museum, take a stroll through the […]

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Bike Skills for Families | Marshmallow Park | 18 & 19 April 2015

[ April 18, 2015; 2:00 pm; April 19, 2015; 9:30 am; ]
Free Bike Training!
Adelaide City Council is currently offering a limited number of places to participate in a bike skills course during the school holidays in April 2015.

If you want to start riding a bike to work or just have the confidence to ride with your family on the weekend, the accredited trainers will help to […]

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Skate Comps & Clinics | National Youth Week | 18-20 April 2015

[ April 18, 2015 to April 20, 2015. ]
National Youth Week Skate Comps & Clinics
In conjunction with Alexandrina Council, the District Council of Mt Barker and the City of Victor Harbor, a series of Skate Park events are being held throughout April in celebration of National Youth Week.

There will be a variety of BMX, scooter and skate activities with all clinic and competition […]

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Milang Free Community Event | 14 April 2015

[ April 14, 2015; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Come along to the Milang Foreshore Playground for a fun-filled morning of family activities!
The Alexandrina Council’s OPAL team in conjunction with STARCLUB, Fleurieu Families, Milang Old School House Community Centre and Council’s library team have organised a FREE Milang community school holiday event on Tuesday 14th April.
This event aims to get families and children outdoors […]

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Pups in the Park | Glenelg | 12 April 2015

[ April 12, 2015; 10:30 am to 2:30 pm. ]
Pups in the Park
Guide Dogs SA presents the ultimate dog’s day out! Bring your family and four-legged friend along for a day of PAWsome fun in Glenelg.

Get the best tips:

Training masterclasses with expert Guide Dogs SA trainer, Tracey Jones
Ask a Vet – free vet advice for your pooch
Ask a Trainer – free tips on training
Grooming […]

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Ended: WIN 4 Tickets to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Pelican Productions | 19 to 26 April 2015

Years before Harry Potter was flying around in his magical car, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang was the original fine four fendered friend, flying high in front of audiences worldwide. Brought to you by Pelican Productions, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is set to wow Adelaide for 12 shows only these school holidays, 19 to 26 April […]

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Adelaide Night Market | North Terrace | Last Market Sunday 29 March 2015

[ October 26, 2014; November 30, 2014; December 14, 2014; January 25, 2015; February 22, 2015; March 29, 2015; ]

The last Adelaide Night Market for Season #3 returns to North Terrace this Sunday 29 March 2015.
Held on the last Sunday each month from October until March, the joys of the night market has transformed North Terrace on Sunday nights into a garden filled with street food from around the world, gifts, jewellery, live music […]

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Fireman Sam: Heroes of the Storm | Opens 21 March 2015

Fireman Sam: Heroes of the Storm
Join children’s favourite hero Fireman Sam and his friends at HOYTS from 21 March to 7 April 2015 as he hits the big screen.
Chief Fire Officer Boyce announces that the old Pontypandy fire station will be closed down to make way for a new, more modern fire station and two […]

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Rundle Mall’s Garden Party SpEGGtacular | 5 April 2015

[ April 5, 2015; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]
Rundle Mall’s Garden Party SpEGGtacular!
It’s GAME ON, and Rundle Mall is kicking off the footy season with FREE Easter fun and footy prizes!

Rundle Mall is inviting all customers and Adelaide Football Club supporters to hop into the Mall on Sunday 5 April 2015 to enjoy their Garden Party SpEGGtacular under the Gawler Place Canopy!

Between 11am […]

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Adelaide Zoo Westpac Family Fun Day | 28 March 2015

[ March 28, 2015; ]
Adelaide Zoo Westpac Family Fun Day
Visit Adelaide Zoo and enjoy the first ever Westpac Family Fun Day on Saturday 28th March 2015.

Meet your friendly zoo neighbours and enjoy the special community marketplace and free children’s activities.

On the day there will also be a children’s corner where kids can explore an MFS fire truck, a rock […]

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Cats | Arts Theatre | 7-9 & 12-16 May 2015

In May 2015 audiences will see The Arts Theatre transformed into the magical, mystical world of cats. Aloof, warm, mysterious and fascinating CATS will entertain you when The MET presents its award-winning Musical.
Composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and based on Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot, the local cats are auditioning to […]

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All Ages Roller Disco | Super Hero Theme | 18 April 2015

[ April 18, 2015; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]

Super Hero Theme Roller Disco
The Blackwood Recreation Centre in Eden Hills is hosting a Roller Disco with a fun Super Hero theme during the April school holidays.

Suitable for all ages, the roller disco will feature live music from DJ Ollie, there will be prizes for costumes plus plenty of giveaways and games.

Food and drink facilities […]

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Cinderella | Movie Review | In Cinemas 26 March 2015

[ March 26, 2015 to March 29, 2015. ]
Cinderella | Play & Go Movie Review
The story has been told many times in different ways over the years. This live action re-telling of Disney’s animated movie really brings the story to life and makes you realise just how sad and tragic this fairytale is, in reality. As you know the gist of the story, […]

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Gulliver’s Adventures | 20 March – 12 April 2015

Gulliver’s Adventures
Gulliver, the world’s biggest model Guide Dog is heading to South Australia.
The 4.3 metre fibreglass dog will spend a month with Guide Dogs SA, travelling to eight regional towns and spending time in metropolitan Adelaide, finishing up at Guide Dogs SA’s newest family event, Pups in the Park.
Gulliver was built to emphasise the point […]

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Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast | Movie Review | Opens 2 April 2015

Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast | Play & Go Movie Review
This is a delightful movie which Disney & Tinker Bell fans will enjoy. The movie mainly centres on Tinker Bell’s good friend Dawn, the animal fairy. It’s one I feel that boys will enjoy just as much as girls (my 6 year […]

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Oz Comic-Con | Adelaide Showgrounds | 18-19 April 2015

[ April 18, 2015 to April 19, 2015. ]
School Holiday Fun at Oz Comic-Con Adelaide this April
Held over the weekend of April 18-19 in Adelaide at the Adelaide Showgrounds, Oz Comic-Con is an event like no other.
The fun-filled event celebrates the absolute best in film, television, anime, comics and gaming. From real life superheroes to colourful cosplayers, once-in-a-lifetime Q&A panels and the chance […]

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Shottesbrooke Vineyard Presents Afternoon Delights | 5 April 2015

[ April 5, 2015; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ]  

Shottesbrooke Vineyard presents Afternoon Delights on Easter Sunday, 5th April 2015.
There will be live music by local gypsy swing outfit The Various Nefarious, food by local and always delectable Currant Shed Restaurant, with lunch options specifically tailored towards a relax-eat-enjoy afternoon.

There are free kids activities planned including face painting, so families are welcome.

Wine by Shottesbrooke […]

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Something on Saturday 2015 | Program Guide | 2 May – 5 Sept 2015

[ May 2, 2015; May 9, 2015; May 16, 2015; May 23, 2015; May 30, 2015; June 6, 2015; June 13, 2015; June 20, 2015; June 27, 2015; July 4, 2015; July 11, 2015; July 18, 2015; July 25, 2015; August 1, 2015; August 8, 2015; August 15, 2015; August 22, 2015; August 29, 2015; September 5, 2015; ]

Something on Saturday 2015 – Program Guide
Something on Saturday delights and entertains thousands of children in Adelaide every Saturday throughout winter each year. Many South Australian children aged 2 to 10 years enjoy their first theatrical experience through this program.
The 2015 program covers a wide range of entertainment, suitable for both boys and girls, including […]

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Easter Egg Hunt | Adelaide Central Market | 24 March – 2 April 2015

[ March 24, 2015 to April 2, 2015. ]
Easter Egg Hunt at the  Adelaide Central Market
This Easter the Adelaide Central Market is celebrating with an Easter egg hunt in the Market.

Find the five giant golden eggs hidden around the Market from March 24 to April 2, and you could win a $1,000 Market voucher (terms and conditions apply).

Simply download your map from the […]

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Project Wild Thing | Unley Town Hall | 26 March 2015

The City of Unley are screening the fabulous documentary ‘Project Wild Thing’ on Thursday 26 March 2015 at the Unley Town Hall.
Project Wild Thing is a film-led movement to get more kids (and their folks!) outside and reconnecting with nature. The film is an ambitious, feature-length documentary that takes a funny and revealing look at […]

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science alive 2015

Science Alive! 2015 | Review | 8 & 9 August 2015

[ August 8, 2015 9:00 am to August 9, 2015 4:00 pm. ]
The 10th annual Science Alive! will be bigger and better than ever with new science shows, new hands-on attractions and, for this year only, the involvement of Questacon science presenters and exhibits from Canberra. But of course all the favourites will be back again with native animals, Stardomes, LED torch-making, robots, electronics, the Curiosity Show, […]

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